Contact: Wendy Zellner
PITTSBURGH, Dec. 9, 2013 – Prodigo Revenue Cycle Services (ProdigoRCS) announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in the Revenue Cycle Management category of this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare and FierceMobileHealthcare.
ProdigoRCS, part of health care leader UPMC, was selected as one of three category finalists for its industry- leading product eClaim Status Inquiry, a sophisticated, Web-based automated rules engine that helps to expedite the adjudication of insurance claims. Finalists were selected by a panel of chief information officers and other executives from renowned U.S. hospitals and health care systems, including Mayo Clinic, Boston Children’s Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
“These finalists are a cross section of game-changing solutions providers that are helping to transform health care delivery and improve care,” said Wendy Johnson, FierceMarkets’ health care group publisher. “This is truly an exciting time in health care. Disruptive changes are happening that will lead to lasting improvements and millions of saved—and improved—lives.”
All applications were evaluated based on the following criteria: impact on quality of care and patient outcomes; impact on care efficiency; impact on health care information exchange; technology innovation; financial impact; market validation; compatibility with existing health IT systems; end-user experience and overall level of innovation. Finalists were selected based on the judges’ scores in each area.
“ProdigoRCS is proud to be recognized for innovation that may not be visible to patients but that can have a big impact on their customer experience and satisfaction. UPMC and other leading health care providers understand that applying smart technology to back-office operations is good for our consumers and the bottom line,” said April Langford, chief executive officer of ProdigoRCS.
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ProdigoRCS is part of Prodigo Solutions, formed by UPMC to offer its advanced revenue cycle and supply chain technologies to other health care organizations seeking greater efficiencies in a rapidly changing health care landscape. ProdigoRCS currently features five different product suites: eEligibility, eDenial Prevention, eMA Eligibility, eFA Eligibility and eClaim Status Inquiry. The products were first developed internally to address UPMC’s business needs. UPMC then created ProdigoRCS to commercialize the offering in 2010. For more information about ProdigoRCS, please visit the website at ProdigoRCS.com
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